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Born in Guadix, Granada, Andalusia, Spain
Died in Valdemoro, Madrid, Spain
Birth NamePedro Antonio Joaquín Melito von Alarcon und Ariza

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Author of the classic novella El sombrero de tres picos (1944), a graceful, humorous picaresque story. Liberal and anti-clerical, Alarcón was the notorious chief editor of the periodical El Látigo (The Whip). Wrote numerous novels, short stories, poetry and drama, but remained famous for abovementioned novella and the novel El escándalo (1943). Manuel de Falla made El Sombrero... into a famous ballet.

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Spouse (1)

Paulina Contreras Rodríguez (1865 - 19 July 1891) ( his death) ( 5 children)

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